What does Von mean?
Von /von/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name is pronounced von. It is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Von is "hope". Also a respelling of the Dutch-derived Van.
Von has 1 more alternative form via Van: Vann.Kreatif forms: Vavon, Vonney, Vonva. [more]
How popular is Von?
Von is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1162 out of 1220, Top 95%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#55732 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Von for boys. Von entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #804 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Davon, Van (#773 in 2014) and Vaughn (#938) are the popular varying forms of Von. Usage of these boy names reached its peak during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.3255%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.0723%, down 77.8%), with the versions Davon, Van and Vaughn becoming less fashionable. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Von and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)